Mauna Kea Technologies

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Mauna Kea Technologies
Public (MKEA:FP)
Industry Medical Technology
Founded 2000
Headquarters Paris, France
Key people
Sacha Loiseau, Founder and CEO
Products Cellvizio
Number of employees

Mauna Kea Technologies is a global medical device company focused on leading innovation in endomicroscopy, the field of microscopic imaging during endoscopy procedures. The company researches, develops and markets tools to visualize, detect and rule out abnormalities including malignant and pre-malignant tumors or lesions in the gastrointestinal and pulmonary tracts.

The company makes Cellvizio, a probe-based Confocal Laser Endomicroscopy (pCLE) system, provides physicians and researchers with real-time access to histological information during standard endoscopy procedures through high-resolution cellular imaging of internal tissues.

Cellvizio went public in July 2011 and trades on the NYSE Euronext exchange.


2000 Founding of Mauna Kea Technologies
2005 Cellvizio pCLE system receives U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) clearance and CE mark in the European Union
2008 Cellvizio named runner-up in the medical device category of The Wall Street Journal’s 2008 Technology Innovation Awards [1]
2010 Cellvizio systems installed in over 180 hospitals and research centers worldwide
2011 Launch of Cellvizio 100 Series; Initial Public Offering